Kurendhoo (Lhaviyani Atoll)

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Kurendhoo
Inhabited island
Kurendhoo is located in Maldives
Kurendhoo
Kurendhoo
Location in Maldives
Coordinates: 05°20′02″N 73°27′50″E / 5.33389°N 73.46389°E / 5.33389; 73.46389Coordinates: 05°20′02″N 73°27′50″E / 5.33389°N 73.46389°E / 5.33389; 73.46389
Country Maldives
Administrative atoll Lhaviyani Atoll
Distance to Malé 128.22 km (79.67 mi)
Area
 • Total 0.21 km2 (0.08 sq mi)
Dimensions
 • Length 0.650 km (0.404 mi)
 • Width 0.375 km (0.233 mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 1,259 (including foreigners)
Time zone MST (UTC+05:00)

Kurendhoo (Dhivehi: ކުރެންދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives.

Geography[edit]

The island is 128.22 km (80 mi; 69 nmi) north of the country's capital, Malé.[2]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006 1,218—    
2014 1,179−3.2%
2006-2014: Census populations
Source: [3]

Economy[edit]

The Island is small and people earn their living mainly on tourist resort jobs and government jobs. Notable number of people earn their money from agriculture, local shops, tuna fishing, grouper fishing, and other forms of harvesting such as lobster and sea cucumber. Moreover, now the island also introduced guest house business.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Table PP5: Resident Population by sex, nationality and locality (administrative islands), 2014" (PDF). Population and Households Census 2014. National Bureau of Statistics. p. 34. Retrieved 7 August 2018. 
  2. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Boulter.com. Retrieved 7 August 2018. 
  3. ^ "Table 3.3: Total Maldivian Population by Islands" (PDF). National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2018.